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Yahoo, Facebook Reportedly In Ad Deal

The deal would involve swapping advertising and ends a contentious patent dispute launched by Yahoo three months ago.
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The Global Banking Scandal

The ousted chief executive of Barclays Bank says it wasn’t the only financial institution that tried to manipulate benchmark interest rates. We look at the widening global bank scandal and the role of regulators.

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Rigging LIBOR: Banking scandal hits home (literally)

Correspondent Robert Smith discovered an obscure but critical interest rate when he took out a mortgage. Now the world is learning how that rate was manipulated.
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Howard & Kojo: LGBT In The Workplace

Nine out of ten Americans believe there's a federal law prohibiting discrimination against gay and transgender people. No such law exists, but recent court and agency decisions are moving in that direction.

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Tax Breaks For Tech In The District

The District is offering a $32.5 million tax deal to keep LivingSocial local, and while critics say it's a giveaway, others say it's key to nurturing a nascent tech industry.

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How Unemployment Has Dragged On, In Three Charts

As unemployment comes down, the long-term unemployed aren't benefitting as much. Long-term unemployment in 3 graphics.
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Just 80,000 Jobs Added In June; Unemployment Rate Stays At 8.2 Percent

Economists had been expecting slightly better job growth. The jobless rate has been above 8 percent since February 2009. The report adds to evidence that the economy is slowing again.
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Britain Unveils Europe's Tallest Building

London is home to Europe's tallest building called The Shard. It sort of looks like a giant shard of glass. It stands out in the city which has a relatively low skyline.

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